Pharm. D. – IV

On successful completion of the course, the students will be able to

4.1 Pharmacotherapeutics-III

  1. Understand the importance of preparation of individualized therapeutic plans based on diagnosis.
  2. Describe the pathophysiology of selected disease states.
  3. Summarize the therapeutic approach to management of these diseases including reference to the latest available evidence.
  4. Discuss the preparation of individualized therapeutic plans based on diagnosis.
  5. Discuss the controversies in drug therapy.


  1. Take part in hospital ward rounds.
  2. Take part in hospital clinical discussion.
  3. Assess the changes made in drug therapy in allotted patients.
  4. Justify the changes made in drug therapy.
  5. Discuss the case presentation of the allotted case after discharge.

4.2 Hospital Pharmacy

  1. Know various drug distribution methods.
  2. Understand the professional practice management skills in hospital pharmacies.
  3. Provide unbiased drug information to the doctors.
  4. Appreciate the practice based research methods.
  5. Appreciate the stores management and inventory control.


  1. Know the manufacturing practices of various formulations in hospital set up.
  2. Demonstrate various sterilization techniques & its significance.
  3. Perform aseptic processing of sterile product.
  4. Appreciate the stores management and inventory control.

4.3 Clinical Pharmacy

  1. Monitor drug therapy of patient through medication chart review and clinical review.
  2. Obtain medication history interview and counsel the patients.
  3. Rephrase the medical terminologies to analyze the patient data.
  4. Retrieve, analyze, interpret and formulate drug or medicine information.
  5. Identify and resolve drug related problems.


  1. Identify and resolve drug related problems.
  2. Detect, assess and monitor adverse drug reaction.
  3. Interpret selected laboratory results (as monitoring parameters in therapeutics) of specific disease states.
  4. Solve drug information queries.
  5. Perform patient medication history interview.

4.4 Biostatistics & Research Methodology

  1. Know the various statistical methods to solve different types of problems.
  2. Appreciate the importance of Computer in hospital and Community Pharmacy.
  3. Appreciate the statistical technique in solving the pharmaceutical problems.
  4. Operate various statistical software packages.

4.5 Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics

  1. Recall absorption distribution and elimination processes.
  2. Recall bioavailability and various assessment parameters.
  3. Explain the various pharmacokinetics model.
  4. Explain the linkage In-vitro and In-vivo study.
  5. Apply pharmacokinetic factors for therapeutic regimen of drug molecules.


  1. To recall the disintegration and dissolution of medicinal dosage form.
  2. To outline the practical protocol for stability of drug molecules.
  3. To explain the release of drug molecules from dosage form.
  4. Relate In-vitro release of various marketed formulations.
  5. To make use of various excretion data for bioavailability and pharmacokinetic factors.

4.6 Clinical Toxicology

  1. Explain the general principles involved in the management of poisoning.
  2. Identify the clinical symptoms in the poisoned patient.
  3. Develop the knowledge for managing the poisoned patient.
  4. Maximize the awareness in educating public and healthcare professionals in management of emergency cases.
  5. Minimize the poisoning cases in society.